Suspected terrorists killed three Christians in the Chibok area of northeastern Nigeria on February 25. The perpetrators are likely members of Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP). The attack occurred in the village of Kautikari, a predominantly Christian area. On the same evening, the building of the Church of the
Since the beginning of 2021 and as of December 20, there have been 300 probable and 88 laboratory confirmed cases of yellow fever (YF), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Among the probable cases, there have been 66 deaths reported from six countries; Ghana (42); Cameroon (8); Chad (8);
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported four confirmed cases of monkeypox in July, a 33 percent decrease compared to June. A total of 17 suspected cases were reported and no fatalities. In 2021, a total of 69 suspected cases have been reported between January and July 31, 2021.
In the early hours of July 5, 2021, gunmen invaded Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria, and kidnapped an estimated 153 students. As of today, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the kidnappers have released 32 of the students, 28
The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), a nonprofit based out of Nigeria, has released a report in which they say that roughly 3,462 Christians have been killed already in 2021 by Fulani militants and Boko Haram throughout Nigeria. In addition, 3000 Christians have been abducted, while
On Tuesday, the jihadi group, Boko Haram admitted to the brutal massacre of farmworkers in the northeast Nigeria state of Borno over the weekend, just outside the capital of Maiduguri. Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau said said in a short video said his group killed 78 farmers because “the farmers
The last time Nigeria reported a wild poliovirus case was in August 2016. This was also the last wild poliovirus case reported on the African continent. In August 2019, the African Region became eligible to be certified free of wild poliovirus, after Nigeria, the last wild poliovirus endemic country, recorded
This Tuesday afternoon, Boko Haram gunmen killed at least 69 people and razed a village to the ground in northern Nigeria’s Borno state. The men attacked the village of Faduma Koloram, in the Gubio district of Borno state, starting about noon. They arrived in vehicles and on motorcycles, shooting with